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Oct 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
be romney. >> reporter: several websites list the adult costume as sold out and out of stock in downtown campbell tonight those already with costumes filled the sidewalks including little monkeys, pumpkins and a 2 -month-old monster. this family of sesame street characters picked their costumes before the debate. >> we had ordered it but we didn't know that it was going to be so popular so now it has double meaning. >> avocados. yeah. >> and what are mommy and daddy? >> chips. >> reporter: as lou said, she dressed as an avocado, her parents chips. >> we're going to put a sticker that says organic california avocado. >> organizers expect more than a dozen visitors this weekend alone. and volunteers are going around scaring people one will tell me she won't even go through because she's so scared of it herself. maureen naylor. >>> preorder day has arrived for the new i pad mini and already one version has sold out. the white version of the mini has sold out. customers who can't wait will have to stand in line to get a white i pad mini when they arrive in stores. the black i pad mi
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
romney face to face before the november election. ken pritchett tells us both campaigns are trying to manage expectations even before the candidates take the stage. >> reporter: if you listen to the romney campaign they're candidate has a tough road at the university of denver. >> president obama, he's a very gifted speaker. the man has been on the national stage for many years he's an experienced debater. >> reporter: but romney has extensive debater. >> no, governor romney he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> it is a flurry of unusual compliments, but who's winning the battle to lower expectations? >> i think actually president obama is in part because it's partly true. he's not been a good debater so he has a better argument. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing
KICU
Oct 15, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the race for the white house in a few poll that shows a shift of support for mitt romney. the gallup-usa poll shows romney is leading 50 to 46% in 12 swing states. women voters were key to president obama's victory four years ago. that bounce started coming after the presidential debate. round two comes tomorrow. and ken wayne is here now and tells us the format this time is going to be a lot different. >>frank what makes this debate different is it's a town hall style debate with questions coming from voters. >> not a lot of undecided voters remaining but i think right now it's about energizing the base and energizing your likely voters. >> reporter: political insiders say president obama has some making up to do after the last debate. >> the last performance was really troubling. the reason i think these polls have gotten so close. his performance was a shock to me. >> i think he's going to be aggressive of making the case on his view on where we should go as a country. >> reporter: the president appeared relax during a stop at a virginia campaign. mitt romney was seen at an ohio h
KICU
Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
shows a slight up tick for republican presidential nominee mitt romney. according to the gallup poll, that up tick gives president obama and romney 48% among registered voters. romney now has 5% -- 51% of the lead. voters have been showing up in groves early to cast their vote. now some political informants worry that hurricane sandy will keep folks away from polls. 15% of registered voters nationwide have already cast their billion lots. >>> that massive storm back east blew the presidential election. >> i'm worried about the impact on our first r esponders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy. >> reporter: president obama cancelled an appearance in florida as he oversees that storm. this is the first time in 40 years that that newspaper has endorsed a republican presidential candidate. for his part, romney today asked voters to consider those in sandy's path. >> a lot of people are enduring very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> reporter: romney replaced his online fund raising efforts with links to the american red cross to help victims of the
KICU
Oct 17, 2012 11:30pm PDT
obama seized upon a remark by mitt romney during last night's debate. >> we don't have to order up some binders to find qualified, talented, driven young women to learn and teach and thrive and start business. >> the president was campaigning in the battleground state of ohio again. he and romney are focusing on getting women's vote. women were key to president obama's election four years ago and will be key again come november 6th. >> why is it that there are 3.6 million more women in poverty today than when the president took office? this president has failed america's women. >> mitt romney said women are coming up to him on the campaign trail asking how they can find jobs and better schools for their children. he was in virginia today which is also considered a swing state. romney's camp says he'll make a speech next week about spending and debt. >> it's a historic ruling, a federal judge has decided that san mateo county and other municipal investors can sue investors with the now-bankrupt lehman brothers for fraud. jana katsuyama is here live. >> san mateo county lost a lot of
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
mitt romney did what he needed to do, while the president seemed more low-key. we have coverage at the university of denver, where that debate was held. maureen naylor is in san jose, and amber lee is in walnut creek. we're going to begin right now with eric rasmussen. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney focused on their plans for the economy, and even had a lengthy debate about keeping obamacare. >> reporter: while the first debate started with a friendly greeting, even a mention of the president's 20th wedding anniversary, mitt romney came out swinging on the economy. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked directly at the president who instead addressed most of his responses to the audience, or the moderator. the debate remained sizzled, mitt romney went after the president for green energy, and high pr
KICU
Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
white house. the latest poll shows mitt romney narrowing the poll. romney has gained ground after trailing by 16 points last month. back in 2008 obama won the election in part due to the support of female voters. romney toured a power plant. the republican nominee says the race isn't about him but america and families and at a rally romney said life will get better november 7 the day after the election. >> i know, i know we're tired of being tired in america. these have been four pretty tough years. even for those that have jobs right now. >> reporter: romney says if president obama wins reelection people should expect more of the same for the next four years. on the other hand the president is predicting a grim future if mitt romney wins. >> he's hoping you won't remember that his economic plan is more likely to create jobs in china than it is in america. because it actually rewards companies that ship jobs and profits overseas. >> the president also said former secretary of state powell endorsed him. he is the first sit in president to vote early in chicago. >>> it's never too l
KICU
Oct 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
opinion polls say republican mitt romney outperformed president obama. new at 10:00, maureen naylor live in san jose where a lot of people are saying why the president seemed to be off his game last night. maureen. >> reporter: frank we set out tonight to ask about the significant of last night's debate and found people were still talking about it including here. >> oh my goodness we were just discussing that. >> reporter: this trio of sisters shoot on the debate over dinner. >> we all agree that mitt romney did a fantastic job and he had a fair shake this time and we felt like obama just didn't want to be there. >> reporter: a poll found 67%over respondents felt mitt romney won the first debate compared to 25% that felt obama was victorious. >> i am now not sure which direction i'm going to go. >> really? >> yes. >> because of a debate. >> because of a debate. >> the reality, kennedy's often win the first debate then they end up losing the election. >> reporter: for example, john kerry. an energized mitt romney took a victory lapse of sorts. while in wisconsin, president obama appe
KICU
Oct 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
obama has cancelled another day of campaigning while romney says he plans to resume tomorrow. it's a delicate dance for the two candidates. >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney must be leaders yet not play politics with the disaster. >> i think president obama could be benefited from this. >> reporter: uc berkeley political science professor lin says voters even now are not paying a great deal of attention to the campaign on tv. sandy could change that. >> this is the kind of news event that will turn voters on. they'll be watching the news, they'll see the candidates but will see obama acting as president. >> reporter: the vice president tried to reenforce that imagine. >> i've never seen a guy so focused. >> reporter: governor romney turned a campaign rally in ohio into a storm relief drive. >> romney is in a tougher situation. he has to appear like he's not campaigning and yet he still needs to be in the news. >> would you eliminate fema if you before president? >> reporter: romney was peppered with questions of his plan to end fema. >> if mistakes are made, people
KICU
Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
mitt romney to take shots at you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. save up to 15% on an ikea kitchen. >>> the heart of san francisco is almost unrecognizable tonight. civic center plaza is under more than 2,500 cubic yards of dirt. patti lee is in the city and tells us there's some amazing stunts being done on that dirt tonight. >> reporter: you can find a lot of dirt at city hall but never before has there been 80 truckloads of it right in front of steps. not to mention an extreme sports arena in what used to be the plaza. just two of the many firsts we found here today. it was a spectacle never seen before. certainly not from the steps of san francisco's city hall. >> we imagine that it was going to be some kind of x game but we didn't know there was going to be motorcycles and flying in the air upside down. >> reporter: for the next three days, 200 of the world's sports action experts are going to be performing. >> to have it here is a treat. we've been all over the u.s. in the last few years and never anything like this. we're wrappi
KICU
Oct 22, 2012 11:30pm PDT
challenger mitt romney faced off tonight in their third and final debate. there were a few agreements on international affairs but many more sharp differences. >> the two candidateses agreed on a troop withdrawal from afghanistan. >> our navy is smaller than anytime since 1917. the navy said they need 300 chips we're at 285 -- ships. >> we have these things called aircraft carriers. >> it's been going on for a year. there's a time. this should have a time for american leadership. >> we are gonna do everything we can to make sure that we are helping the opposition. but we also have to recognize that for us to get more entangled militarily in syria is a serious it step. >> reporter: the president reminded voters he ordered the killing of osama bin laden. >> when you are a candidate in 2008, i said i would take that shot. >> you look at the record of the last four years and say is iran closer to -- is the middle east in turmoil, is al-quaida on its heels, no. >> if we had taken your advice about the ought so industry we'd be buying cars from china instead of selling cars to china. >> whe
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
>>> this time it was a spirited debate as president obama and mitt romney both traded accusations in an aggressive change of policy positions. good evening everybody. i'm frank somerville. >> the president showed up this time. both candidates came out swinging tonight in round two of the presidential debates. we have team conch. coverage. >> reporter: president obama was looking to bounce back mitt romney. despite a town hall format with questions coming from undecided voters in the audience, candidates also challenged each other. the gloves came off. >> hold on a second. >> mr. president, i'm still speaking. >> reporter: the showdown might have been over the president's handling of the attack in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens. >> it took the president 14 days. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact, sir. let me call it. >> can you say it a little louder? >> reporter: the finger pointing continued over the economy. >> governor romney doesn't have a five point plan. he has a one-point plan. that is to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> i l
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 11:30pm PDT
nominee mitt romney who surged in the polls following wednesday's debate arguing unemployment rate should be closer to 11% and the latest data are misleading. >> the reason it's come down is due to the fact more and more people have stopped looking for work. >>> the labor report cuts into romney's surge. >>> romney had a very strong debate performance but this diminishes it because it takes the attention off the debate and puts the attention on a recovering economy. >> questions raised by prominent romney backer ge executive jack welch put the challenger in a tough spot. >> if he agrees with it, where's the evidence? and if he disagrees with it, once of his principle supporters is problematic. >> set to release one more job's report four days before the november election. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. the rate dropped from 8.1% because the number of people who got jobs soared. biggest monthly jump since 2003. 86,000 more jobs were added in july and august. >>> tonight at 10:30 what we found when we asked people about the economy and whether they've seen an improvement.
KICU
Oct 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
mitt romney, i'm actually proud to talk about what's in my plan. >> at a stop in iowa, the president met some women supporters at a pizzeria. he also visited southern california, and right now is in las vegas. >>> meantime, mitt romney made a stop in reno. he also spoke about economic recovery. >> small businesses is where some 2/3 of the jobs in this country come from. i want to keep taxes down on install business. i want to get regulators to see they're encouraging small business, not crushing it. >> romney walked off the plane to a rally in cedar rapids. he said he would be a better choice for american families. >>> with the election nearing, the birther controversy is now reignited by donald trump. he has offered to donate $5 million to charity if the president releases his college application and passport records. trump has accused president obama of being the least transparent president in the history of the country. he says he will donate the money to the president's charity of choice. >>> in jamaica, hurricane sandy passed over the island leaving as much as a foot o
KICU
Oct 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> now to our election 2012 coverage. mitt romney campaigned alongside his running mate paul ripe tonight in ohio. >> so -- paul ryan tonight. >> so we have a very serious decision to make. do we want stagnation or do we want a dynamic growing committee that creates opportunities and create jobs? >> reporter: the two accused the president of offering more of the same. romney will face off with president obama next tuesday in long island new york for their second presidential debate. >>> president obama spent the evening in washington, d.c. where he joined three winners of a campaign contest. the prize stems from an effort to boost online contributions for the president's campaign. >>> and coming up in 10 minutes, why opponents of california's prop 32 say the way it's written makes the proposition unfair. >>> police in sonoma are looking for a man they said exposed himself at two grocery stores just minutes apart. this is a surveillance picture of the man. police say he went inside a safeway store two weeks ago and exposed himself the to a female shopper. they say he then went acro
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Oct 23, 2012 11:30pm PDT
honest and trustworthy compared to 37% who think that of mitt romney. >> you want to know that the person who's applying to be your president and commander in chief is trustworthy. >> he also offered a 20 page booklet outlining his agenda for a second term. tomorrow morning the president is to begin a 48 hour campaign trip through three key states. >> we've gone through three presidential debates and we haven't heard an agenda from the president and that's why his campaign is taking on water and our campaign is full speed ahead. >> the republican candidate was in ohio today with paul ryan. the long cabin republicans gave him a qualified endorsement noting that they disagree with his stance on gay marriage. >>> more than 24 million people use you tube to watch the presidential and vice presidential debates this year. they streamed the three presidential debate and one vice presidential debate for the first time. the debates were viewed from different countries. >>> you can get ktvu news to go, download the ktvu app. download the app and you can watch our newscasts from your device.
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Oct 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
sector jobs have grown for 31 straight months. president obama and mitt romney are facing off in third and final presidential debate monday night in florida. >> former employees of the bankrupt solyndra solar company turned up for a job fair. drew hundreds of job seekers. former workers received special seminars because it has been tough for them to get good jobs. some have decided to change careers. >> right now i'm trying to get into the medical field. it's a more stable field. fda regulated. can't be formed out. >> more than 1,000 people were left job less after fremont base went bankrupt last year. >> recall of a popular sunscreen after a handful of people catch fire. >> lance armstrong's bad week gets worse. the new allegations he is facing. >> a major cool down across most of the bay area and more changes on the way. coming up, the coolest day of the weekend. the giant's sunday forec >>> how about that? a live look at coit tower in orange light in honor of the giants. kept their season alive with a huge game 5 playoff win. now back to the bay area for another must win do or die g
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